Canned foods are very convenient for use in a variety of situations: they do not require special storage conditions, and in order to eat the contents of the jar, enough to have a device for opening and spoon or fork - no other devices are needed. That is why canned food is so popular among people who go on a trip, fishing or in other places that are characterized by the absence of the usual domestic amenities.


Canned goods are a special way processed and Packed food products which due to the intensive heat treatment and packing in metal containers can be stored in the refrigerator and at room temperature for a long time.

Currently, conservation is subjected to a variety of types of products. Thus, among the vegetables the most popular are canned green peas, sweet corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, beans, carrots and others. Common type of canned food are canned, and packaged in jars are the subject of these types of fish like salmon, herring, mackerel, carp, trout and others. In addition, preserving are also other types of seafood, such as squid and seaweed. Finally, in canned on the shelves, different types of meat, such as chicken, beef and pork. When they packaged in cans either in pure form or with additions in the form of different garnishes - for example, barley, buckwheat, rice.

Storing of the products

Shelf life of canned food, depending on their species can reach several years. The shelf life specified by the manufacturer, usually is not a period of time during which the canned goods are guaranteed edible, and the period of time guaranteed safety of the packaging: it is a metal, and therefore susceptible to corrosion.

But in the open shelf life of canned food is significantly shorter, and canned vegetables are stored for a longer time than meat and fish. So, after opening the package contents of tin cans must be stored in the refrigerator, and use it it is necessary within 2-3 days. In order to ensure the safety of the contents at least during this time, you should shift the canned products in glass jars and tightly close the lid.